Tag: ocean

Massive debris pile reveals risk of huge tsunamis in Hawaii

Massive debris pile reveals risk of huge tsunamis in Hawaii

October 28, 2014  |  Comments
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According to UH Mānoa scientist Rhett Butler, unearthed marine debris provides evidence of massive tsunami in Hawaiʻi’s past.

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Effects of military munitions continue to be investigated

Effects of military munitions continue to be investigated

October 24, 2014  |  Comments
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The School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology continues to investigate the effects of sea disposed military munitions on the ocean environment.

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BOFFFFs–big, old, fat, fertile, female fish–sustain fisheries

BOFFFFs–big, old, fat, fertile, female fish–sustain fisheries

October 24, 2014  |  Comments
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A study co-authored by UH Mānoa’s Mark Hixon suggests that large female fish are essential for replenishing fishery stocks.

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Health of coral reefs focus of lecture by Ruth Gates

Health of coral reefs focus of lecture by Ruth Gates

October 23, 2014  |  Comments
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Ruth Gates, a UH Mānoa researcher, presents “The Wonderful World of Corals: Harnessing Basic Science to Address an Ecological Crisis.”

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Voice of the Sea series wins six Telly Awards

Voice of the Sea series wins six Telly Awards

October 17, 2014  |  1 Comment
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The UH Sea Grant Center project Voice of the Sea receives prestigious awards for excellence in programming.

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UH Sea Grant helps Kauai County prepare for climate change

UH Sea Grant helps Kauai County prepare for climate change

October 8, 2014  |  Comments
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A study produced by a UH Sea Grant team provides data, tools and recommendations to help prepare Kauaʻi County for climate change.

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Invasive algae, pollution cause lethal tumors on sea turtles

Invasive algae, pollution cause lethal tumors on sea turtles

October 7, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Manoa and NOAA scientists identify invasive algal blooms triggered by land-based pollution as probable cause of tumor growth in green sea turtles.

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Ocean expedition maps Loihi’s deepest reaches

Ocean expedition maps Loihi’s deepest reaches

August 4, 2014  |  1 Comment
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UH Manoa scientists and researchers lead underwater expedition to Lōʻihi, the youngest volcano in the Hawaiian island chain.

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Invasive lionfish likely safe to eat after all

Invasive lionfish likely safe to eat after all

August 1, 2014  |  Comments
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Scientists at the UH Manoa have learned that recent fears of invasive lionfish causing ciguatoxin poisoning may be unfounded.

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Wave buoy in Majuro helps keep islanders safe

Wave buoy in Majuro helps keep islanders safe

July 10, 2014  |  Comments
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PacIOOS collaborated with partners to deploy a new Datawell Directional Waverider buoy named Kalo about one mile off the eastern shore of Majuro.

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